Examples of nosy in a Sentence
nosy in-laws asking about our finances
a nosy coworker sat down right next to us as we were having an unmistakably private conversation
Recent Examples of nosy from the Web
The trend is not reserved for college admissions and doctors and nosy-parkers like me.
Whatever the reason, Schroeder’s seemingly harmless gesture cast a pall over the remainder of the evening, according to nosy eyewitnesses.
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Origin and Etymology of nosy
First Known Use: 1828See Words from the same year
NOSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nosy for English Language Learners
: wanting to know about other people's lives, problems, etc.
NOSY Defined for Kids
Definition of nosy for Students
: wanting to know about someone else's business nosy neighbors
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